Traffic Police challans 510 vehicles, imposes Rs 1.5 lakh fine

SSP Traffic (Rural) M L Kaith addressing a press conference in Kathua on Thursday.
SSP Traffic (Rural) M L Kaith addressing a press conference in Kathua on Thursday.

Excelsior Correspondent
Jammu, May 2: In order to ensure hassle free vehicular movement in Kathua and Samba districts and to implement the Motor Vehicle Act strictly on ground, M.L. Kaith, SSP Traffic, Rural Jammu today accompanied by the DySP Traffic Samba-Kathua, Behari lal and other officials launched a special drive against the violators.
During the special drives, 510 challans against the traffic violators were done revenue amounting to Rs. 1,50,000 realised from them.
15 vehicles have been seized and handed over to the concerned police stations for further proceedings, Kaith told media persons.
It is pertinent to mention here that during the last two months, Traffic Police Rural Jammu under the close and effective supervision of SSP Traffic Rural, Jammu launched various special drives in the whole jurisdiction against different type of visible as well as other offences to ensure strict enforcement.
During thie period, a large number of vehicles were challaned and seized. A total number of 28135 vehicles were challaned, 371 vehicles were seized and Rs 42,51,300/- fine was collected from violators.
Out of the total of 28135 vehicles, 1683 vehicles were booked for overloading 5417 vehicles for not wearing Crash helmets 5408 vehicles for non-wearing of seats belt and 127 vehicles for wrong parking.
Besides, 124 School Vehicles have also been challaned during the last two months under various sections of M.V Act/Rules. Traffic Police has counseled the violators before imposition of fine.


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